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Published: 18 March 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382126-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8212-6
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... vitalist and “Romantic” concepts of bodily functioning organicist models of auditory perception displaced Cartesianism’s machine body. Moreover, the “discovery” of auditory resonance was heavily contingent on the emergence of a new metaphysics of subjectivity and art stressing self-making and self...
Published: 13 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374367-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... movements in various parts of the world and with European resistance to decolonization. Césaire’s arguments take the form of an intervention into rationalism, which he does by engaging the Cartesian roots of European thought. Discourse on Colonialism serves as a critique of major tenets of modern Western...
Published: 06 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375470-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... a theoretical physics through which we see how the Cartesian subject, in order to emerge as the subject of the enunciation, must be reduced to “a disposable piece of shit” in the form of the subject of the enunciated. The chapter’s thesis is that this split of the subject is also an intervention in...
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By Agon Hamza
Published: 06 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7547-0
... us a theoretical physics through which we see how the Cartesian subject, in order to emerge as the subject of the enunciation, must be reduced to “a disposable piece of shit” in the form of the subject of the enunciated. The chapter’s thesis is that this split of the subject is also an intervention...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... intervention into rationalism, which he does by engaging the Cartesian roots of European thought. Discourse on Colonialism serves as a critique of major tenets of modern Western civilization, modern European philosophy, and the modern European sciences. It also calls for and provides key elements for...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013181-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1318-1
...- dimensional military real ity of our Cartesian world, collided with res cogitans, the punctual and irreducible subject of con temporary techno- science. Experimental physics is the peaceful continuation and improve- ment of la última razón de los reyes [the last reason of the kings], as Pedro Caldéron de la...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-049
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... healthy injection of ethnicity, but it was when I stepped outside the Western paradigm of grid- ordered Cartesian epistemology that my engage- ment with the field at home became real. Some might refer to my approach as reflexive ethnography, bordering on neotraditionalism. But closer inspec- tion of my...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
... Concerning the Princi ples of Morals. Oxford: Clarendon, 2006. Hume, David. Treatise of Human Nature. Edited by L. A. Selby-Bigge. Oxford: Clarendon, 1896. Husserl, Edmund. Cartesian Meditations. Translated by Dorion Cairns. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1960. James, Henry. The Awkward Age. New York: Scribner...
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By Ren Ellis Neyra
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012696-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
... (poems, Corral), 136, 196n19 Algarín, Miguel, 23 All the Things You Could Be By Now, If Sig- mund Freud s Wife Was Your Mother, 2, 108 Alvarado, Leticia, xii Anormales [Abnormals], 23, 27, 28, 39, 54; See also Lavoe, Héctor anti- Cartesian magic, 101. See also La cabeza mató a todos [The Head Killed...
Published: 27 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005681-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0568-1
... an attribute of all forms of life. Vari- ous forms of life are ecotonal, or hybrid spaces like the shoal; however, our current Cartesian epistemes do not enable an exploration of this reality of entanglement. Fourth, and finally, the indigo- processing zone is theo- rized as the outer limit, or pore...
Published: 29 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005339-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0533-9
... reading.6 Homing in on this point, Gallop asserts: [I] f a person can bring passion to reading, then there is hope she can be taught to bring reading to passion. 7 This assumption, however, reinforces the harm- ful Cartesian logic of emotion as an unruly, negative force that threatens clear- headed...
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By Arturo Escobar
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012108-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1210-8
... Cartesianism, 3 4, 15, 28, 90, 92, 116. See also dualist ontology Casa Cultural el Chontaduro, xxix casas de pique, 129, 171n9 Cauca River valley, 11, 134, 143 51; gold mining in, 42, 59, 73, 81 82; Movement of Afro- descendant Women from, 82 83; territory of, 173n5. See also Nasa people Cayley, David...
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009276-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0927-6
... calculability of doubts, in this chapter I propose that a reformulated doubt opens up new potentials for cloud ethics. The post- Cartesian and posthuman form of doubt I envis- age begins from accounts of doubtfulness that decenter the agency of the hu- man subject.6 This doubtful subject is not recognizable as...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
... whether someone who has never seen water can infer from its fluidity and transparency that it will suffocate him.1 Rather than interpreting this artifice in terms of a battle between innatism and Car- tesianism, we should think of it in terms of establishing a new method. Of course the Cartesian method of...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388128-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8812-8
..., and persistence that quantum physics not only revolutionized physics but shook the very foundation of Western epistemology. Indeed, Bohr s philosophy-physics (the two were inseparable for him) poses a radical challenge not only to Newtonian phys- ics but also to Cartesian epistemology and its...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012061-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1206-1
... Newton calculates that the force that maintains the moon in orbit about the earth is precisely the same force that causes an apple to fall from a tree. 16 Newton s understanding of gravity was nonetheless limited by his reli- ance on Euclidian and Cartesian geometries and his endorsement of Christian...
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By Cressida J. Heyes
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009320-141
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0932-0
... experience both as a product of discourse and as a driver of critique, still treats freedom as a property of subjects. As I argue elsewhere, if we accept the Cartesian claim that the limits of my will of those aspects of human life I as an individual can influence are the limits of freedom, we inscribe...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007593-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0759-3
..., 14, 122n13; influence on James, 14, 83, 122n10, 122n12; and pure experience, 16; on real ity outside consciousness, 17, 121n8 blank slates, 9 10 capitalism, 1 2, 47 Cartesianism, 9 11, 23, 25 civilization, 86, 92 93, 117 closed worlds, 62 63 common sense, 65 communities of interpretation, 63, 66, 70...
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By Tiffany Lethabo King
Published: 27 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005681-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0568-1
..., 235n3; Sycorax in, 179, 182 83, 193, 195 96 Caribbean studies, 4, 5, 12, 13 14, 119, 178, 179, 195, 217n41 Carnival, 189, 194, 260n49 Cartesianism, 32, 85, 115, 118, 129, 242n82, 247n33; views on land, 52, 79, 88, 124 cartographic I, 85, 87 Casas, Bartolomé de las, 18 Catawba, 90, 93, 97, 238 39n51...